6.4M Have Signed Up So Far for Obamacare, Ahead of ’15 Pace
|12/22/2016||Posted by BusinessMediaguide.Com under General World News||
Obamacare seems to be holding its own. The administration said Wednesday that 6.4 million people had enrolled for subsidized private coverage through HealthCare.gov in this year’s sign-up period, ahead of last year’s pace.
Despite rising premiums, dwindling insurers and the Republican vow to repeal President Barack Obama’s health care law, about 400,000 more people signed up through Monday than was the case for a comparable period in 2015, the Health and Human Services Department said.
“Today’s enrollment numbers confirm that doomsday predictions about the marketplace are not bearing out,” said HHS Secretary Sylvia Burwell.
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